Washer is a thin plate with a hole in the center. Mostly these types of washers are in disc shape, but you can find some other shapes as well. These washers fulfil a string of different purpose. Before you are buying one you have to find some of the different types and those are listed below.
These types of washers are basically used when the nut or bolts are tightened. They are some major tools for professionals and experts while they are working on repairs. These washers will ensure that the nuts won’t get loose for some particular period. These lock washers are of two types split and star washer. In these two types the star washer has deep teeth which can go deep in to the material and helps the nut and bolt fastened.
These neoprene flat washers are mainly used to improvising or increasing the surface area that the nut and the bolt have been looked. The professional has to choice the right shape size and its thickness.
Stainless steel washer:
These stainless steel washers can be used for many different purposes which include heavy vehicle, automobiles, earth movers and diesel sets. It is always better to use these steel washers than the plastic one, because it is durable and useful for checking deterioration of two metal joints.
These types of washers are mainly used to hold the load of the automotive bolt. Always this washer is placed below the nut just to distribute the pressure and to check leakages.
These are some of the different types of washers, before buying one, makes sure that you are aware of all the other types of washers and find the one which is suitable for your requirement.